2017 is a great year for gamers as both stellar games and platforms are quite abundant currently. Just think about it, you can now play games in your home, on the go, or just about any place you can think of these days. The past days of being tied to game consoles and bulky cartridges in your home or a friends house are long gone. The game themselves have gotten better as well as both graphics and, to a lesser extent, game-play have largely taken great strides over the past several years to yield a plethora of world-wide blockbusters.

Different Game Platforms Available Today

With the Internet and, the advent of smart phones, and mobile bandwidth becoming ever more accessible to the masses, gaming today is easier than it has ever been before. Players can now access an online game, an online casino, or play free games whenever and wherever they want with limited to no restrictions. Also helping has been not only improvements to consoles and computers, but their respective prices as well. It is now possible to buy a decent desktop computer for under $400 and a nice gaming PC for under $800. In the past, it would take at least $1,000 to get you an average PC that could last you a year or two. Consoles have also been on the rise with the PS4 and Xbox One consoles leading the way. On sale, you could pick up the base model for around $250. This is a great price considering that these consoles have online networks and stores along with great graphic capabilities right out of the box.

Top Blockbuster Games Today


The most popular games of today come in many different shapes and sizes on just as many platforms. For mobile, check out games such as Clash of Clans and Pokemon GO. League of Legends dominates online PC games and has for years in a sub genre known as MOBA, while World of Warcraft has seen better days. Other games can be found on multiple platforms like Overwatch, Bayonetta, Elder Scrolls Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and Rocket League.

With all these game platforms and hit games available now, gamers can expect even more and less expensive access to games in the future. Technology will only improve going forward to make them more interactive for all players across all walks of life.

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